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Schools can choose not to notify all parents under new head lice policy

KHON2 has learned a new policy on dealing with students who have head lice or ukus in school will be implemented in all public schools starting next year. 95 more words

News

Taxes and the wish to leave

Gallup finds that even after controlling for other factors, there’s a “strong relationship” between total tax burden and the level of desire to leave a state [ 28 more words

Policy

Gunn Administration Announces Decision to Ban College Themed Art on Graduation Caps: “We Want to Insure all Levels of Artistic Achievement are Valued and that all Aesthetic Accomplishments are Recognized”

      Citing a need to “Insure that all Levels of Artistic achievement are valued and that all aesthetic accomplishments are recognized,” the Gunn Administration has announced its decision to continue last year’s ban on college names and college related decorations. 280 more words

Administration

Rural Primary Care Reform in Iran and Implications for U.S. Health Policy

Overview

The organization and effectiveness of the rural primary health care reforms in Iran, focusing on the behvarz health workers and health homes, are reviewed and the potential for implementation in the Mississippi delta is analyzed. 1,700 more words

Global

“I will give you everything” promises Trump in announcing his energy plan

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Yesterday, in a press conference and speech in North Dakota, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced what some are terming his energy policy. 900 more words

Technology

EU mandates open access for all publicly funded research by 2020

European Union officials announced today that, starting in 2020, any research that owes its existence in some way to public funding must be freely accessible and reusable. 440 more words

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Against Abortion

There are nearly 200,000 abortions a year in the UK. These occur up to and including the 24th week of pregnancy. Yet it was recently proposed by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), and endorsed by the Royal College of Midwives, that abortion should be completely legalised up to the point of birth. 1,097 more words

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